The winner Lars-Eric Aaro and finalists Maria Ågren and Per cultivation in category 80's.
The winner Lars-Eric Aaro and finalists Maria Ågren and Per Ödling

Jubileumsalumner 2011

In connection with the celebration of Luleå University's 40th anniversary in 2011 was appointed four jubliee alumni. An alumnus for each of the University's ten years was awarded jubilee alumni. Approximately 30,000 students have graduated at Luleå University since its foundation in 1971. The award was presented by the Vice-Chancellor Johan Sterte and the two former Vice-Chancellors Ingegerd Palmér and Torbjorn Hedberg.

Winner in the category of students who graduated in the 70s

Elisabeth appeared and thanked via video link

Elisabeth Nilsson (70's) is a qualified mining engineer (M.Sc. in geoteknologi, graduation 1976) at Luleå University of Technology and has worked at SSAB Strip Products in the catalog, was CEO of SSAB Merox, and production manager in charge of Metallurgical Unit at SSAB Oxelösund where she was also part of the management. She was named 2005 CEO of Jernkontoret. Elisabeth has also served on the Board of Administration. 2007 she was elected as Member of the Engineering Sciences. March 11, 2010 she was appointed by Government to Governor of Östergötland.

Winner in the category of students who graduated in the 80s

Lars-Eric Aaro is a winner in the category of students who graduated in the 1980s

Lars-Eric Aaro (80's) is President and CEO of LKAB, a Swedish high-tech minerals group, which produces iron ore products, and other mineral products. In LKAB has worked on several items, most recently as Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing. Previously he worked at the Boliden Group where he held various positions as Mine Manager at Aitik copper-gold mine and later as head of the lead-zinc division. He has also worked at Outokumpu Mining Group as Head of Viscaria copper mine. Lars-Eric Aaro is a mining engineer with a master's degree from Luleå University. He is an honorary doctorate at the university and he is a member of the ICU, Engineering Sciences.

Winner in the category of students who graduated in the 90s

Karin Törnqvist is a winner in the category of students who graduated in the 1990s

Karin Thörnqvist (90's) took an MSc in 1990 in Mechanical Engineering. She became nationally acclaimed when she worked as a consultant in the multi-million dollar project "Measuring 09" for Gothenburg Energy. Karin became increasingly critical of how the project was run and after a while, she warned the company management and said that Göteborg Energi not received what you paid for, because the project manager is suspected of going suppliers cases, in doing so, she revealed a part of a major bribery scandal. 2006 she started her business QTE Törnqvist AB, a consultancy for the "Quality Time and efficiency projects."

Winner in the category of students who graduated in the 00s

Per-Louis appeared via video link and thanked him for the price

Per-Ludvig Normark (00s), founded after his graduation in Civil Engineering Computer Engineering in 2001, he founded, along with other alumni and students from LTU, the company Nordnav who then resold for millions. Then he founded since 7igroup where he currently is the CEO.

Published: 17 October 2011

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